But we all know how to fix our diets: swap the flour for grains, choose dark, leafy greens, chow on lean protein, and consume enough nuts to be a squirrel. But I believe that there is more drive to eating healthy than wanting to lose weight or developing a nicer looking bod.
Food is fuel. Fuel to get you through your Calculus test, fuel to repair your body during your cardio sesh, and, most of all, for me, to fuel me for the hours I spend en pointe.
Nevertheless, this fuel has more capacity and prowess than one might think. Check your Netflix queue because there, between the raunchy comedies, lay movies that reveal the cures that food boasts for the most common diseases and maladies--namely Hungry for Change and Forks Over Knives.
But, I'm also a beauty blogger and (not to mention) skincare obsessive. So when I shove something in my mouth, I consider two things: the effect this will have on my body and the effect this will have on my skin. My skin, it's the last place on your body to receive nutrients. Feeding my dermis has been the reason I've cut out dairy, went vegan, incorporated algae, etc. Yet, soon enough, eating for my skin and for my body became an obsession and today (and for the last few years), I've been battling the preoccupation.
But, never fear, because I'm conquering a more stable head one forkful at a time, and I am going to demystify the misconceptions about fuel.
Do you really need to take supplements? I thought coconut oil was bad for you because it has so much saturated fat. Is 'juicing' as good for you as the hype suggests? Are carbs really the problem?
Now, I'm not a nutritionist or medically certified, but, because of my condition, I've learned preached nutrition information. So, leave your recommendations, questions, comments, and possible concerns below. So, I'll be waiting, but excuse-moi while I go grab some cashews and green tea, because, darn, those things are good.